Phytotherapist for Ayurveda

  • Learn to process and use local medicinal plants in an Ayurvedic way.

  • Create your own Ayurvedic medicine cabinet under medical supervision.

  • Use the healing power of nature to treat common ailments.

Ayurvedic medicinal plants grow everywhere, even in your own garden. Already in the classical Ayurveda writings you can read that the best remedies grow in the immediate environment of the patient.

In the training to become a medically certified phytotherapist specializing in Ayurveda, you will study under the expert guidance of Dr. med. Kalyani Nagersheth how to use and process native medicinal plants to treat various clinical pictures. Use the synthesis of Western and Ayurvedic herbal medicine for your Ayurvedic treatment practice and create your own Ayurvedic medicine cabinet.

Learning objectives

You will learn
- basics of western and ayurvedic herbal medicine
- to classify native wild herbs, fruits, barks and roots according to ingredients and to process them according to ayurvedic principles.
- practical guidance and recipes in creating an Ayurvedic medicine chest of ointments, tinctures, essences, oils, teas, liqueurs and herbal blends
- identify and examine wild herbs in their natural environment during small explorations in nature.
- Stories from Indian and occidental mythology


The training to become a medically certified Ayurvedic phytotherapist for Ayurveda includes six intensive weekend seminars, in which you study the Ayurvedic medicine with native plants theoretically and practically:

  • Each weekend is themed around specific ailment patterns and can also be attended as an individual seminar.
  • It is possible to start the training with each module.
  • The training modules can also be attended online.
  • However, at least 2 modules can only be attended as a face-to-face course. On the Birstein campus you will take part in an excursion and prepare classical Ayurvedic recipes yourself.


Ayurvedic phytotherapy for digestive and metabolic disorders
- basics of Ayurvedic and indigenous botany and phytotherapy
- tannins - mode of action, botany, forms of application and preparation
- digestive disorders ayurvedic analysis and phytotherapeutic treatment
- practical preparation of ayurvedic formulations with traditional and indigenous medicinal herbs for the treatment of digestive disorders

Ayurvedic phytotherapy: Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System
- Ayurvedic descriptions and pathogenesis of diseases of the
musculoskeletal system
- phytotherapeutic treatment strategies with saponins, bitter substances and
carminatives for rheumatism and gout
- indigenous medicinal herbs and Ayurvedic herbal formulations for the treatment
of back and joint complaints, pain, athrosis as well as
rheumatic diseases

Ayurvedic phytotherapy in respiratory diseases
- functions and pathogenesis of respiratory and vital energy channels
- mucilages - mode of action, Herbalism, modes of application and
forms of preparation
- indigenous medicinal herbs and Ayurvedic formulations for the treatment of
respiratory, cold, allergic and asthmatic diseases

Ayurvedic phytotherapy in neurological diseases
- mental and neurological complaints ayurvedic analysis and phytotherapeutic treatment
- alkaloids - mode of action, Herbalism, forms of application and preparation
- indigenous medicinal herbs and ayurvedic formulations for the treatment of neurological and stress-related diseases and sleep disorders

Ayurvedic phytotherapy in skin diseases
- ayurvedic treatment, pathogenesis, dosha symptomatology and
formulations in skin diseases (Krustha)
- soap substances - mode of action, Herbal science, application and
forms of preparation
- type-fair skin care products manufacture with local welfare plants
- practical production of ayurvedischer prescriptions with traditional and
native welfare herbs for the treatment of skin illnesses

Ayurveda Phytotherapie for women and with woman illnesses
- bases of ayurvedischer Gynäkologie (Striroga): Pregnancy,
menstruation, menopause, cysts, fibroids
- detailed discussion of spices and medicinal herbs for female
- practical preparation of Ayurvedic formulations with traditional and
indigenous medicinal herbs for treatment of female disorders


Porträt Kalyani Nagershet
Dr. med. Kalyani Nagersheth


Training fee from € 1.635

plus room and board - only for attendance dates in Birstein

On the campus of the European Academy of Ayurveda there are guest houses available. For your overnight stay during the training you can choose from rooms of different categories. Ayurvedic full board from our organic kitchen is included in the room price.

Payment method

Deposit € 250

Final payment

a) In one sum at the latest one month before the start of the training (immediately for eLearning modules, so that we can activate your eSeminars immediately).
b) Option for participants from Germany and Austria: monthly installments of 250 EUR each by direct debit. The payment (debit) of the monthly installments will be made on the 1st of each month, starting from the month of the beginning of the training booked here, for eAcademy modules immediately. If the training begins with modules of the eAcademy, the activation takes place provisionally immediately after receipt of the deposit, regularly then after receipt of the first monthly installment.


Rosenberg gGmbH - European Academy for Ayurveda | DE - 63633 Birstein

For whom?

Especially recommended for
- Ayurveda beginners
- alternative practitioners, Ayurveda doctors, therapists and nutritionists
- garden lovers, herb witches and botanists


The exam consists of 3 parts.

- Homework: Compact case study on a clinical picture with the corresponding treatment

- Written final exam (digital) with 30 multiple choice questions, duration: 75 minutes. With 70% correct answers you pass the exam. Thanks to our online learning database you can optimally prepare for this day.

- Final oral exam: description of a plant selected by lot.

The written and oral final exams will take place on the same day at one of the official exam dates. You register for it in advance.

The final exam is considered passed if all parts of the exam have been passed at least. The exam or individual parts of it can be repeated a maximum of 2 times.

Have you passed everything? Then you can look forward to your final certificate, which we will send to you by mail.

At a glance


Required previous knowledge:
Ayurveda basic course or comparable


Medically certified phytotherapist for Ayurveda

180 learning hours* à 60 min.
-> 6 Modules (see below) + Learning assignments = 180 hrs
-> 1 Module Exam (incl. preparation) 0 hrs

Standard period of study 12-18 months

Learning forms/hours (per module):
30 learning hrs of which
15 hrs presence (2 days)
30 learning hrs of which 15 hrs
live-webinar (2 days)

Blended learning:
Maximum 4 of 6 modules as live webinar

Training fee from € 1.635
Already completed parts of the training will be credited: see prices

plus room and board, if applicable

* Learning hours = total number of didactically accompanied and supervised incl. lessons, prepared exercises, guided learning or guided practical exercises, learning checks practice, learning checks in each case in online or in presence or also in own work.

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Basic modules

Ayurvedic phytotherapy for digestive and metabolic disorders

2 days

Ayurvedic phytotherapy: diseases of the locomotor system

2 days

Ayurvedic phytotherapy for respiratory diseases

2 days

Ayurvedic phytotherapy for neurological diseases

2 days

Ayurveda phytotherapy for skin diseases

2 days

Advanced modules

Attendance of at least 1 basic module is recommended in advance

Ayurvedic phytotherapy for women and for female disorders

2 days

Entry-level seminars

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